What are the Benefitsof an Irrigation System? Proper watering is an important part of having a healthy lawn and landscape. An irrigation system will water your yard efficiently and help keep your landscaping looking great. Irrigation systems provide many...
Can Paver Patio Reduce Your Landscape Maintenance?
A large landscape area on your property is a beautiful sight for any Tallahassee or Leon County homeowner. Your property looks deep and spread out. That vast space gives you many options when planning or creating outdoor events or spaces for relaxation. However, if...
Mr. D’s Plant of the Week Series: Elephant’s Ear
Do you remember the first time seeing those large tropical green leaves, that looked incredibly massive? They were shield-like in size and shape, and unbelievably enormous, with fleshy green leaves, and ironically named Elephant’s Ear. The Alocasia spp., (the Elephant’s Ear’s scientific name; pronounced: al-lo-KAY-zee-uh species), from the family of Araceae, is not native to North America.
Though it is not from our country, this aggressive and invasive fast-spreading perennial; herbaceous has made its home in Florida. From North Florida to the tip of Key West, the Elephant’s Ear is a year-round planted herbaceous. You can expect this upright plant to grow almost 10-feet tall and about 10-feet across.